The effects of instruction using semantic mapping on vocabulary and comprehension

Margosein, C. M., Pascarella, E. T., & Pflaum, S. W.
The study compared the effectiveness of semantic mapping and context clues on students’ vocabulary and comprehension. In the semantic mapping group, the students learned new words using related known words. In the context clue group, students learned the meaning of the words using clues of word definitions embedded in rich context.
Common Core State Standards: 
Foundational Skills
Instructional Strategies: 
Context Clues
Semantic Mapping

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